John Ewbank Leefe

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Rev. John Ewbank Leefe B.A,,M.A., FLS (1813-1889)


Born in Richmond, educated Cambridge, then Vicar at Audley End (1841). He moved back to Richmond, and from there on to Cresswell, Northumberland; where he stayed for a long time 1849 - 87.

FLS and a member of the Tyneside Naturalists Field Club - Vice President and then President 73/ 74. He was an expert on Salix, most of his letters and plants at Kew. Also recorded rainfall, temp data up to 1888. Died at Redcar.

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1836

1882

VC14
VC18, VC19, VC29, VC30
VC36
VC39
VC65, VC66
VC67, VC68
VC85
VC108


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